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Religious leaders question ethics of Oxford University developing coronavirus vaccine using cell lines from aborted foetus – ABC News

Religious leaders write to Prime Minister Scott Morrison raising ethical questions about the potential vaccine being developed at Oxford University using cell lines from an electively aborted foetus.

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One of Australia’s most senior religious leaders says he would likely boycott the COVID-19 vaccinebeing developed by Oxford University, on ethical grounds.
Key points:

  • Sydney’s Anglican Archbishop has written to Scott Morrison over concerns about a potential COVID-19 vaccine
  • The Government has expressed intent to purchase the vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca
  • However, the vaccine has links to an aborted foetus, which is common practice in medical r…

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